New York Times, Thursday, November 30, 2006

Author: Patrick Merrell
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Merrell
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {KQVWX} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2006, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Son undone by the sun : ICARUS
7. Sovereign : FREE
11. Sorceress Morgan le ___ : FAY
14. Rocket engineer's calculation : THRUST
15. Physics units also known as centigrays : RADS
16. Flurry : ADO
17. Stew : SIMMER
18. Highlight of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony : ODETOJOY
20. West Coast beer, familiarly : OLY
21. She/he pairing : SANDANDMIRO
23. People of the Southwest : PIMA
25. "Neither ___ anyone else ?" : INOR
26. Caudex, in botany : STEM
27. Tell a thing or two : EDUCATE
29. Group date? : GIG
32. Toothpaste tube letters : ADA
33. "The Deep" co-star, 1977 : NOLTE
34. Arrest : RUNIN
36. 21- or 55-Across : GEORGEANDJOAN
41. Coolidge and others : RITAS
42. ___ Banks : OUTER
44. Vs. : OPP
47. Goddess whose home was on the edge of Oceanus : EOS
48. Like some shoes : OPENTOE
50. Poke (around) : ROOT
52. A pop : EACH
54. Depletes : SAPS
55. He/she pairing : BUSHANDBAEZ
59. ___-Magnon : CRO
60. "Help!" song : INEEDYOU
61. Lower : NETHER
63. Fort Worth sch. : TCU
64. Artful : DEFT
65. Situate : ORIENT
66. Weekend discourse: Abbr. : SER
67. Sounds from the end of a leash : ARFS
68. Bryologists' study : MOSSES
1. "Come on in" : ITSOPEN
2. Messy thing to eat : CHILIDOG
3. Four-legged mascot in college sports : ARMYMULE
4. Caribbean export : RUM
5. Many hints in "Hints From Heloise" : USES
6. Ship's passage : STRAIT
7. Shoeless hero of fiction : FRODO
8. Speed gauge : RADARGUN
9. Creation location : EDEN
10. Cornerstone abbr. : ESTD
11. Tex-Mex offering : FAJITA
12. Beloved : ADORED
13. Musician who takes a bow : YOYOMA
19. Some chants : OMS
22. Del Rio-to-Abilene dir. : NNE
24. Part filler : ACTOR
28. Cliff dwelling : AERIE
30. Polit. label : IND
31. Boy toy : GIJOE
34. Dorm V.I.P.'s : RAS
35. Objects, e.g. : NOUNS
37. Classic muscle car : GTO
38. Let up : EASEDOFF
39. Lawyers' cases : ATTACHES
40. Synthetic rubber : NEOPRENE
43. They might have springs : RESORTS
44. Revolutionary paths : ORBITS
45. Attack suddenly : POUNCE
46. Phony : POSEUR
48. Tuberous plant of the Andes : OCA
49. Prodigy, for short : PHENOM
51. Word often preceding 35-Down : THE
53. Meets : ABUTS
56. Recipe step starter : ADDA
57. Local, in Gotham headlines : NYER
58. Loser : ZERO
62. Poetic contraction : TIS

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